Mercedes-Benz GLS: This Brilliant, Analogue Bus Is Merc’s Best SUV

IN AN AUSTRIAN ski lift station temporarily brought to corporate heel in the interests of trespassing Mercedes’ new GLS a scant few kilometres across the sub-zero grounds of an ibex kindergarten, pride of place goes to an art deco fanlight-fashioned display of the company’s 37-strong SUV model range. That’s right: thirty seven. Granted, five specimens … [Read more…]

New Merc X7 Offers You Luxury & Comfort

BMW has unveiled the Concept X7 iPerformance, which previews plans for a luxurious SUV to sit above the X5. The new six-seat SUV presages a planned production version of theX7 that is due to reach showrooms late next year, offering conventional petrol and diesel models and, as showcased by the concept, a plug-in petrol-electric hybrid … [Read more…]

Mercedes-AMG Hypercar Comes With 1000bhp

Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance car division has joined the exclusive ranks of high-end hypercar manufacturers with the unveiling of a spectacular new 992bhp-plus coupe known under the working title Project One. The advanced new model has been conceived to provide a direct link between the German carmaker’s Formula 1 racing activities and its road car division. … [Read more…]

CLS Will Be AMG’s First Hybrid

Mercedes-AMG will introduce a new petrol-electric line-up, starting with the CLS this year, AMG’s first new hybrid is due to be revealed as part of the third-generation CLS range at the Los Angeles motor show in November before hitting the road in the middle of next year. The hybrid will sit at the top of … [Read more…]

Mercedes-Benz AMG: Fun And Luxury

The Mercedes-AMG brand needs little introduction. To mark the 50th anniversary since its founding as a racing engine forge in 1967, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia recently introduced six new performance models to entice driving enthusiasts. With AMG-enhanced 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engines under the hoods — boasting base performance figures of 367hp and 520Nm — and 9G-Tronie transmissions … [Read more…]

Mercedes GLA 220d 4Matic Gets More Power

FACELIFTS CAN’T GET much milder than this. The GLA-Class is the latest model in the Mercedes stable to receive amid-life update and other than the all-new exterior colour as pictured (called Canyon Beige) you’d have to sit new and outgoing cars side by side to notice the differences. To help you out, here are the … [Read more…]

1950s: Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL was launched in 1954. A roadgoing version of the carmaker’s W194 racecar, the Gullwing, as it’s more popularly known, was ahead of its time. Beneath its bonnet lurked a direct-injection three-litre inline-six engine lifted almost wholesale from the W194.